Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Banality of Privacy

Originally posted on Attack the System:
by Jeremy Weiland The collective responses to the dramatic revelations of NSA mass surveillance feel like the well-worn plot of a classic movie. The story reminds me of the government’s admission a few years…

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Sitting Bull

What treaty that the whites have kept has the red man broken? Not one. What treaty that the white man ever made with us have they kept? Not one. When I was a boy the Sioux owned the world; the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers — Univ. of Oregon — Alternative Sovereignties

Originally posted on Turtle Talk:
Conference Proposal: Alternative Sovereignties Call For Papers “Alternative Sovereignties: Decolonization Through Indigenous Vision and Struggle” To be held at the University of Oregon, May 9, 2014. The concept of “sovereignty” as both an international political…

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A Case Study in How the Poor Are Prosecuted for Being Poor

Originally posted on Mike the Mad Biologist:
Or perhaps I should write persecuted? Recently, I discussed how the poor are prosecuted simply for being poor. The story of Methodist pastor Lorenza Andrade-Smith, who, in ministering to the homeless, sold her…

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More Than Just a Sealaska Shareholder

Sit News by Frank Hopper June 03, 2013 Monday I was born in Juneau, although I have no memory of ever living there. My family moved to Seattle when I was only two. My Caucasian father never explained why, except … Continue reading

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South Dakota commits shocking genocide against Native Americans

People’s World by Albert Bender Genocide is not too strong a term for what is now happening in South Dakota. The huge, shocking violation of legal and human rights being carried out by the state is tantamount to genocide against … Continue reading

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The Best and Simplest Way to Fight Global Poverty: Giving Cash to Poor People

Originally posted on Attack the System:
Slate.Com By Matthew Yglesias A Ugandan woman holds her child and a small bag containing kernels of beans that were strewn in the brush as bags of food relief ruptured on impact after they…

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